Kennesaw, GA Overview

Deriving its current name from the battle fought at Kennesaw Mountain in July of 1864, the city celebrates a colorful Southern heritage.  Today, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park serves as a monument to the two Civil War battles that determined the famous siege of Atlanta.  Nearby amenities include Town Center at Cobb, a large regional shopping center housing several major department stores, specialty shops, popular restaurants, and multi-screen movie theaters.  The impressive homes in Kennesaw can be found in both pleasing country subdivisions and in exclusive planned residential communities.  Dedicated to fostering a strong sense of community and civic pride, Kennesaw touts itself as a town where it is safe to live and work, people know and care about one another, schools are focused on excellence and the workforce is well educated and employed. 


Population Growth (since 2000)46 %
Population Density (ppl / mile)3,167.00
Household Size (ppl)2.696
Households w/ Children38 %

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover17 %
5+ Years in Residency28 %
Median Year in Residency3.17

Housing Inventory

Kennesaw, GA Housing Inventory 7,8797973,6567,8797973,656

Market Overview

554 listings with an estimated median price of $349,900

$100K - 200K62
$200K - 300K149
$300K - 400K124
$400K - 500K82
$500K - 600K47
$600K - 700K33
$700K - 800K16
$800K - 900K10
$900K - 1M5
$1M - Max26
Property TypeCount
Single Family454
Lots and Land36

(Data as of 12/19/2018)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Kennesaw, GA Population Demographics

Total: 30,597


Median Age: 33.20

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Kennesaw, GA Temperature

Weather Risk

Kennesaw, GA Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Kennesaw, GA Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Kennesaw, GA Highest Education Level Attained 4,6894,6171,4977314172,0124,9434,6894,6177314172,012

Employment and Finance


Kennesaw, GA Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $64,956)

Kennesaw, GA Income by dollar range 3593195035764255416496055087971,3751,6541,39878378110514612

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.



The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Kennesaw, GA Crime

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